Police responded to a single vehicle collision around 12:30pm, involving a 66-year-old St George’s woman, who went off the road.

The accident occurred on St David’s Road in St George’s in the vicinity of Stocks Road.

A police spokesman said: “Early information indicates that a car driven by a 66-year-old St. George’s woman went off the road, at the corner near Stocks Harbour.

“The incident happened in front of a police officer driving in the area, who immediately stopped his vehicle and entered the water to render assistance until the arrival of Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) personnel.

“Apparently the female driver was not seriously hurt and was treated for a hand injury at the scene by BF&RS emergency medical technicians.

“At last check, arrangements were being made to have the damaged car removed from the shoreline.

“Once again, motorists travelling through this area of St. David’s Road are reminded to use caution, particularly when the roads are wet.

“Any witnesses are encouraged to call Constable Rhonda Pitt on 717-2120, or e-mail rpitt@bps.bm.”